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Friday, October 23, 2020

QAnon’s “messianic secret”

Coronavirus outbreak strikes L.A. megachurch that defied public health orders* 

Los Angeles Times: Grace Community Church in Sun Valley has seen three confirmed cases, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.

Atlanta Journal Constitution: Caitlyn Pye, now 17, was arrested last fall after authorities foiled her plan to stab worshippers at Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church.

HuffPost: The prominent evangelical writer John Piper said he is baffled by Christians who can’t see that a “self-absorbed, self-exalting” leader is dangerous.

Religion & Politics: These days, the evangelical political imagination is so impoverished it’s not enough to see Trump as a hero or strongman fighting for them. For right-wing America, there’s only one move left: Trump has to be the Messiah incarnate.

Aeon: Hannah Arendt enjoyed her solitude, but she believed that loneliness could make people susceptible to totalitarianism.

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